HealthTech Community Fireside Chat with Dr Parag Sancheti
The Pune HealthTech community invited Dr Parag Sancheti, President of Sancheti Hospital, for a ‘fireside chat’ with serial health entrepreneur Dr Ashwin Naik.
The virtual session will take place on May 28 at 5 p.m. Dr Sancheti will share his perspective on “the needs and technological requirements of hospitals after the pandemic”. Stimveda Neurosciences is the startup presenting this session. Ruby Hall Clinic, Enable.Initiative and DisruptHealth and Dasar are community partners.
The Pune Health-Tech community helps health start-ups connect and collaborate with other health start-ups to make bigger and better impact in health.
Reccy Adventures raises ₹3 crores of Rebel Foods
Adventure sports start-up Reccy Adventures raised Rs3 crore in a seed round from Rebel Foods founders – Jaydeep Barman and Kallol Banerjee. Reccy said the funds raised will be used for aggressive workforce expansion, as well as product line development. Reccy will offer a host of products and services, ranging from e-commerce in the sportswear, accessories and equipment space, to discovering and booking outdoor and adventure activities, to l ‘access to coaching, training, competitions, local sports, recovery and rehabilitation, as well as sport-specific communities. The brand recently launched the beta version of a discovery and booking platform for adventure and outdoor activities. Then there is the introduction of a new line of sportswear focused on the outdoors.
Assistance in financing and filing international patent applications
The Venture Center Tech-Transfer Hub invited applications from startups to support international patent applications. The call is open until May 25, 2021. Financial support from ₹1.2 lakh towards statutory fee for filing (with Indian research authority) and discounted writing and filing services (depending on eligible discount category) will be offered to selected applicants.
This is competitive financial support and applicants must be an Indian company (over 50%) and a registered PLC / LLP and DIPP (Startup India Scheme) start-up. DIPP registration, Indian patent office patent filing receipt, startup certificate of incorporation, and startup presentation must be submitted when applying for the program. Email [email protected]
QuEST Global to expand operations in Pune
QuEST Global has announced plans to expand its business to Pune and hire more than 2,000 engineers over the next three years. The company currently has a workforce of 350 engineers working in its Pune center with software and digital engineering capabilities and plays a crucial role in supporting clients in high tech verticals globally.
By increasing its workforce in the city, the company aims to focus more on new era digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, deep learning, Internet of Things and data analytics. As part of its expansion plan, the company will hire engineers with expertise in technologies such as Cloud, JAVA, Android and iOS, web technologies, Angular, React, Restful API and .NET / C + technologies. +. Last year, the company also launched a dedicated Microsoft Azure Center of Excellence (CoE) in Pune.
Credit Suisse hires more than 1,000 IT employees
Credit Suisse plans to hire more than 1,000 IT workers in India this year. Recruitments will include developers and engineers with capabilities in emerging technologies such as cybersecurity, data analytics, cloud, API development, machine learning, and artificial intelligence that are grounded in methods of agile delivery and development, to support the digital aspirations of the bank.
India now accounts for nearly 25% of the bank’s global IT staff, the largest footprint of any Credit Suisse location in the world. John Burns, Head India IT and Senior Franchise Officer, Pune, said: “This year’s recruitment plan underscores our continued commitment to India, particularly Maharashtra, and supports Credit Suisse’s vision to establish our operations here in as a global technology hub. ”